CSKA Sofia sign Grandin

SOFIA - CSKA Sofia have signed French attacking midfielder Elliot Grandin on an 18-month contract, the Bulgarian club said.

The 22-year-old, who had been a free agent after leaving Olympique Marseille last September, was presented late on Wednesday after passing a medical the previous day.

The former France U-21's player, who has also played for Caen and Grenoble in his homeland, became CSKA's first signing since the arrival of Romanian coach Ioan Andone on Sunday.

CSKA went into the winter break second in the league standings on 31 points, four behind Litex Lovech.